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Who will emerge as the 2012 king of northwest football?

Rose Bowl Champion Oregon Ducks

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson predicts every game between northwest football teams covered by NWSB. The Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies, Oregon State Beavers, and Washington State Cougars all have a few things in common; they are all part of the Pac-12 conference, they each occupy a spot in the listed conference’s North Division, and all four compete for northwest bragging rights year-in and year-out in a wide variety of sports.

College football handicapping: Odds to win 2012 Pac 12 analysis (Video)

Pac-12 Preview

Our college football handicapping experts weigh in on who wins the Pac 12 in 2012. Washington, Oregon, USC, Utah, Cal, Stanford, Oregon State, Washington State, Colorado, Arizona, and Arizona State will all battle for the title in 2012.

2012 NCAA football handicapping: Pac 12 football futures odds

Pac 12 Football

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson discusses the odds of the recently released Pac 12 odds and handicapping. Speaking of titles and championships, this article outlines the odds that were released of each team winning the Pac 12 and winning their respective Pac 12 division in 2012. Chris focuses primarily on the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington Huskies, and the Washington State Cougars.

September Pac 12 college football games to keep an eye out for

Pac-12 Preview

NWSB Insider — keeps us up to date with how the Pac-12 teams in the Pacific Northwest will be starting their seasons off. The Washington Huskies will have the toughest test against LSU, but Oregon needs to be wary of Arkansas St. who could surprise them after NFL draft casualties. Washington St. plays good teams with UNLV and BYU. Keith Price, De’Anthony Thomas, Jeff Tuel, Sean Mannion your front and center.

A look at the spring prospects of Oregon, OSU, UW, & WSU

Ducks

NWSB Insider & Managing Editor “Q” tells us college football is also getting ready to get into their spring practices and four Pac 12 programs are looking ahead to the regular season, which kicks off in September. The Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington St. Cougars, and Washington Huskies will all return competitive teams in the 2012 Pac 12 season.

Tale of the Tape – LaMichael James vs. Chris Polk

Chris Polk, Washington Huskies

NWSB insider Jason Green brings us a matchup between the top 2 RB’s in the Pac-12 this last season. This Tale of the Tape compares Oregon’s LaMichael James and Washington’s Chris Polk. Polk may be the stronger, better all-around back while James is faster and small enough to be elusive.

Northwest Pac 12 Players invited to 2012 NFL combine

Pac 12 Football - Ducks, Huskies, Cougars, Beavers

NWSB Pac 12 Insider Jason Green weighs in with a short piece detailing the Pac 12 football players from the Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies and Oregon State Beavers that have been invited to Indianapolis Indiana for the 2012 NFL Combine. LaMichael James, Chris Polk, Darron Thomas, Cliff Harris, Senio Kelemete, James Rodgers, Jermaine Kearse are some of the names.

Pac 12 releases their 2012 NCAA Football schedule

Pac 12 Football

College football blogger Q reports the Pac 12 released their 2012 College football schedule today. It starts on Thursday Aug. 30 with Northern Colorado visiting Utah. It end Nov. 30 with the second Pac-12 championship game. The new Pac 12 schedule will have 8 Thursday and Friday dates. Including Stanford at Washington on Sept. 27.

Jim L. Mora To Be Named Next UCLA Football Head Coach

Jim Mora Jr

Just hitting the newswire from ESPN LA twitter. Jim L. Mora the former Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks head coach will be named the next head coach of the UCLA Bruins football team. His last NFL job was as the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2009. Before that he coached the Atlanta Falcons.

Former BYU Starting QB Jake Heaps To Transfer…to WSU?

Jake Heaps

Northwest sports blogger Jason Green reports on the news that Seattle native and former Skyline High School star QB Jake Heaps has recently announced he will transfer from BYU. Now that Heaps is transferring the next question is where will he go? The WSU Cougars may be high on Connor Halliday, but Mike Leach might like Jake Heaps on the roster too.

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